Mary Kay NSDs and Executive Level Income

One of my favorite phrases in Mary Kay Cosmetics is “executive level income.” The company and its representatives tout the ability to be self-employed while earning money like an executive. Even better is when women are lured in with the promise of making this income while being at home with …

Look Before You Leap: Getting a Head Start on Your Mary Kay Business (Part 2)

Written by DupedByPinkFriend We frequently discuss some of the falsehoods and partial truths in the Mary Kay recruiting spiels that tend to hook women who are only looking to get their products at a discount, or just want to earn a few extra bucks per month, and have loads of …

Mary Kay Top Director Income

Many recruits are snared into Mary Kay Cosmetics with the lure of executive earnings. They are told that the sky’s the limit, and the earnings are unlimited, if only you are willing to work hard enough. Sales directors tout their “highest checks” without ever mentioning all the business expenses that …

Another Mary Kay Sales Director Lying About Her Income

Here’s what a current Mary Kay sales director posted on her personal website: I also am an Indpendent (sic) Sales Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics. I quit my full-time job more than 2 years ago and I’m making an executive income while working from home with my Mary Kay business. …

Mary Kay Sales Director Earnings: Less Than Minimum Wage

The hallmark of pyramid schemes (masquerading as something legitimate under an innocent-sounding name like multi-level marketing) is false earnings claims. We at Pink Truth know that time and again, research shows that more than 99% of people LOSE MONEY in MLM. Nonetheless, practically all you ever hear about is how …

How to Finish Mary Kay DIQ (Director In Qualification)

Director in Qualification! DIQ! The one big hurdle any Mary Kay wanna be “big girl” has to clear. In order to become a sales director, the consultant must complete DIQ. So today, we are going to receive a lesson from Christina Mike, a Mary Kay consultant who just finished DIQ …

Mary Kay Lies: Cynthia Ruccia, Senior Sales Director Makes Six Figures?

Written by The Scribbler After Virgina Sole-Smith’s insightful article, “The Pink Pyramid Scheme: How Mary Kay Cosmetics Preys on Desperate Housewives” was published in Harper’s, it didn’t take long for Mary Kay supporters to ride in and angrily denounce the piece as being one-sided, imbalanced, and other knee-jerk accusations that …